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Masters Degrees in Environmental Sciences investigate the workings of the planet Earth and the ways in which it supports life. Programmes specialise in a range of subjects, from Soil Science and Climate Change to Marine Sciences and Glaciology.
Courses can be taught or research-based, with various MSc, MRes and other qualifications available. Many programmes also include exciting fieldwork components - this is one discipline where the chance to 'explore new areas' isn't just a metaphor.
Environmental Science Masters degrees can open the door to a range of career opportunities, depending on your specialism.
The skills of Earth and environmental scientists are becoming increasingly important as different groups attempt to understand and respond to the effects of climate change. You could find yourself working for a commercial company attempting to manage its environmental impact or for a charity or scientific research centre.
Opportunities also exist to work in other applied fields. Soil scientists and climatologists help support sustainable agriculture and agribusiness. Meanwhile, professional meteorologists can make vital contributions to astronomy and space exploration.
All subjects within this discipline can also lead to valuable and fulfilling careers in research and academia - with the world as your laboratory and classroom.
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Are you up to the challenge of finding innovative methods and sustainable solutions to the threats facing the environment? The Environmental Sciences master's programme in Wageningen has its roots in the natural, technological and social sciences.
The Master’s Degree programme provides an elevated qualification and specialisation in the following fields. application of methodology of investigation and of the design of recovery operations and environmental rehabilitation;.
The taught M.Sc. degree in Environmental Sciences, as the first of its kind in Ireland, has an established pedigree, attracting students with diverse academic backgrounds from Ireland and abroad.
The program provides students with a combination of scientific, technological, legal and policy training, preparing them for careers in a wide range of environmental fields.
The program prepares students to identify and implement solutions for complex environmental challenges, especially in an international context.
What are the solutions to the environmental issues on a global scale, like climate change, sustainable development and the greenhouse effect? What alternative sources of energy do we need to explore?.
The MSc by Research (MScRes) is a one-year full-time research programme that differs from a taught Masters programme by placing more emphasis on research, and by being examined much more like a PhD, by viva voce (oral) examination, rather than by grading of coursework and dissertation.
This practical course is based on a single research project under the training and supervision of one of our Academic researchers.
Our innovative MSc focuses on how to prevent and control the contamination of land and freshwater. With its strong emphasis on applying scientific knowledge to real-world problems, it offers you the chance to specialise in an increasingly important environmental field.
Air pollution damages human health, ecosystems and vegetation, and is expected to worsen in many regions. Every year, air pollution costs EU economies US$ 1.6 trillion and is linked to 7 million premature deaths globally. Developing effective strategies for the management and control of air pollution is a key environmental challenge facing society today.
The School of Chemical and Process Engineering is globally renowned for its teaching and research with an established reputation across the entire spectrum of chemical, energy, petroleum, nuclear engineering and aviation technology.
Explore social sciences with a wide array of social and cultural themes that seek to understand the wider significance of topical political events and emerging social trends.
The School of Anthropology and Conservation is a multinational research community striving for real-world impact.
We’re re-engineering engineering to make you ready for Industry 4.0.
The Graduate School of the Environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a community of people with a commitment to sustainability and specialist knowledge of architecture, low impact building, renewable energy engineering, climate change and environmental science. For the last 40 years CAT has pioneered sustainability practice and theory in the UK, and it promotes an integrated understanding of environmental solutions.
SOAS has over 20 years’ experience delivering distance learning programmes.
Warwick Life Sciences is an international centre of excellence.
The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham offers a breadth of quality postgraduate programmes in a range of disciplines that few institutions in Europe can match.
We collaborate across disciplines to shape global issues in business, management, and society, making an impact on policy, practice, and people.
Our postgraduate programmes are specifically designed to enhance your career prospects and research expertise. Students will benefit from our broad range of industrial partners and internationally leading research expertise, and will get the opportunity to work within our research groups.
Wageningen University & Research is the number 1 Agricultural University in the world (National Taiwan Ranking) and also the number 1 in the field of Agriculture and Forestry (QS World University Rankings).
We offer taught MSc courses in civil and environmental engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, engineering management, oil, gas and shipping, and mechanical engineering. You can also study an MSc by research or an MPhil/PhD.
Based both on Russian academic traditions and global best practices, Skoltech offers world-class interdisciplinary training and research, industrial and entrepreneurial experience.
The School of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Ulster University has a long established and successful record of teaching and research. We have been offering innovative, fully online, distance learning Masters programmes since 1999 and we have a rich and diverse student body studying in all parts of the world.
At the School of GeoSciences, we examine the interactions between the Earth’s geology, atmosphere, oceans and life, as well as considering our own role and impact on our planet.
We currently offer 16 on-campus taught master’s programmes, 2 on-campus research LLM programmes, and 6 online LLM programmes. Some of our programmes are listed below. Our full selection of programmes can be found on our website.
Choosing the right postgraduate programme is a key step in developing your career prospects and building specialist knowledge in your chosen subject area.
Currently ranked amongst the top 25% business schools in the UK for research (REF 2014 research ‘intensity’ index), and amongst the top 25 institutions in the world for research in the field of Banking (RePEc).
The School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds is renowned for its teaching, global research and engagement with industry and government.
Each graduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Program Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000
The University of Edinburgh has been offering innovative online programmes to medical, veterinary and health-related professionals since 2005. Today we offer 49 online programmes to choose from and our portfolio is expanding all the time.
Our postgraduate programmes at Moray House School of Education span a vast range of disciplines, combining high-quality teaching with leading research in a global, stimulating and supportive environment. Our programmes will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to enhance your career or to pursue further study.
The Department of Life Sciences at Imperial College London is one of the largest life sciences groups in Europe. The Department has an outstanding international reputation for research and excellent facilities for postgraduate research and taught courses.
Ranked 1st in the world for development studies in the QS University World Rankings, there are few better places to study the global issues of our time than at The University of Sussex.
Develop your skills and enhance your career prospects with an MSc in engineering at the University of Sheffield. Our courses have been developed in conjunction with industry to ensure our graduates are highly employable and have bespoke skills for the sector of their choice.
Cities across the world are facing huge sustainability challenges. Whilst mayors and city governments pledge ‘zero carbon cities’ by 2040, a serious skills shortage means a new generation of sustainability leaders is needed. The MSc Sustainable Cities tackles this skills shortage by equipping you with the knowledge and tools necessary to become an urban sustainability leader. On this programme you will experience urban sustainability first hand, blending concepts and theories with real world problems and solutions.
The Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds is the UK’s largest and most respected academic centre for transport teaching and research
SOAS specialises in the study of law in relation to the developing world. It has expertise in the field of comparative law (China, Africa, South/South East Asia, the Middle East) complemented by a range of academics dealing with issues of international and transnational law.